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Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Inc.

450 14th St.

Brooklyn, NY United States 11215

URL: www.ezra-jack-keats.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $4,110,766

Total giving: $116,703

EIN

237072750

BRIDGE Number

4624453047

Background

Established in 1964 in NY - Founded by the late Ezra Jack Keats, an artist and an author-illustrator of children's literature. In 1963, his book, "The Snowy Day," received the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished picture book for children.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to support literacy programs and other public charities throughout the U.S.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards to outstanding new writers and new illustrators of picture books for children age 9 and under.

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $4,110,766 (market value)

Expenditures: $496,275

Total giving: $116,703

Qualifying distributions: $305,553